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English definition of “vintage”

vintage

noun [C]  /ˈvɪn·tɪdʒ/ us  

vintage noun [C] (WINE)

the wine made in a particular year, or a particular year in which wine was made

vintage

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈvɪn·tɪdʒ/ us  

vintage adjective [not gradable] (HIGH QUALITY)

(esp. of something old) of high quality and lasting value, or showing the best characteristics typical of the person who created it: a vintage pistol/airplane/car "Sophisticated Lady" is vintage Duke Ellington.

vintage adjective [not gradable] (USED)

used but of good quality: vintage clothing

vintage adjective [not gradable] (WINE)

(of wine) of high quality that was made in a particular year, and that can be kept for several years in order to improve it: vintage champagne
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